Debating Europe: The Global Crisis, solutions, and implications for EU Trade Policy (video)

20 February 2009
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Talk of the dangers of trade protectionism is used by European politicians to obscure the need for protection from transnational corporations whose control of European trade policy continues to cause negative social and environment impacts. Susan George and Myriam Vander Stichele debate MEP Ignasi Guardans and Chief Economist DG Trade, Gaspar Frontini, in TNI's Debating Europe series.

Susan has amended and clarified the transcript of this video HERE. Please use this text version for any references. Susan George - Part 1


Susan George - Chair of the Transnational Institute

Susan George - Part 2


Susan George - Chair of the Transnational Institute

Myriam Vander Stichele


Myriam Vander Stichele - Senior researcher with SOMO and fellow of the Transnational Institute

Ignasi Guardans


Ignasi Guardans - MEP and Vice-Chair of the EP Committee on International Trade

Gaspar Frontini


Gaspar Frontini - Chief Economist DG Trade

PANEL Gaspar Frontini - Chief Economist DG Trade Susan George - Chair of the Transnational Institute, well-known author of many books including: Another World is Possible if.., The Lugano Report and We the Peoples of Europe. Ignasi Guardans - MEP and Vice-Chair of the EP Committee on International Trade Myriam Vander Stichele - Senior Researcher of SOMO – Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations and TNI Fellow MODERATOR Gie Goris - Editor in Chief of MO – a Flemish Magazine on globalisation Debating Europe Series: The Global Crisis, solutions, and implications for EU Trade Policy, Brussels, 17 February 2009